Ruth Hepburn

Marketing Assistant

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsTextile Designer - Illustrator

Projects

About me

Textile designer; creative weaver. Confident leadership skills; reliable under pressure; organised. Diligent worker; meticulously detailed; patient; experimental. Fast learner; motivated; responsible team player.

Skills

  • Fashion
  • Print Design
  • Craft
  • Drawing
  • Woven
  • Fabric
  • Sewing
  • Textile Design
  • Illustrator
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Illustration Painting
  • Admin Skills
  • Dyeing

Work history

Currently

Marketing Assistant

Organics

Sep 2014
  • Updating and maintaining company website. Designing and circulating promotional material (e.g. website homepage banners, newsletters, Facebook posts). Ordering stock inventory.

2013

Studio Intern

Organics

Aug 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Illustration for company website by hand and on Photoshop. Re-colouring fabric prints for upcoming collections. Sorting and packaging stock.

2013

Studio Intern

Dash+miller Woven Design Studio

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Cataloguing past and present fabric. Trend research. Assisting with loom set-up and weaving.

2011

Cashier

Tesco

May 2010 - Aug 2011
  • Delivering consistent, friendly service, often receiving positive feedback from individuals Managing challenging situations and customer complaints

Education

2014

Textiles: Innovation and Design: Woven Textiles

Loughborough University

Aug 2011 - May 2014
  • First Class Honours. TEXTILE DESIGN, SPECIALISING IN WEAVING. I HONED MY WEAVE DESIGN AND TECHNICAL SKILLS, FABRIC CONSTRUCTION KNOWLEDGE, DRAWING AND PAINTING, VISUAL RESEARCH AND CRITICAL THINKING.

2011

Diploma in Foundation Studies and Design

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
  • Distinction. EXPLORED VARIOUS DISCIPLINES BEFORE SPECIALISING IN TEXTILES. DEVELOPED MY EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH TO DESIGN AND APPROACH TO ARTIST/DESIGNER RESEARCH.

2010

A Levels

Filton High School

Aug 2003 - Jun 2010
  • Art (A*), English Language (A), Film Studies (A)

Awards

2015

Selvedge Exhibition

  • Exhibited degree final collection in the Archway shop window of Selvedge Magazine

2014

The Woolmark Company Award

  • COMMENDED IN THIS CATEGORY OF THE BRADFORD TEXTILE SOCIETY COMPETITION FOR MY FABRIC woven from 100% British Wool.

2014

Clothworkers Foundation Award

  • Commended in this category of The Bradford Textile Society competition for my woven fabric that combined two different processes in its production.

2014

Worshipful Company of Weavers Scholarship

  • Won

2014

Glendenbrook Prize for Enterprise and Innovation

  • Second place for Textiles in the Glendenbrook Prize for Enterprise and Innovation at Loughborough University.

2011

Foundation Art and Design Exhibition

Further Education

  • Only Fashion/Textiles student chosen to exhibit at Nationwide WJEC (Welsh exam board) Foundation Art and Design Exhibition.